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The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

How do you build a community around what you’re passionate about? This week, Adam Brouillette sat down to discuss Blockfort, the new gallery and studio space Downtown, and why he thinks Columbus is the best city for doers. Shownotes for this episode Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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TacocaT Cooperative Closing its Doors Ahead of Building Demolition

Walker Evans Walker Evans TacocaT Cooperative Closing its Doors Ahead of Building Demolition

After three years of operation at 937 Burrell Avenue in Grandview Heights, the TacocaT Cooperative is coming to an end. The building is slated for demolition and redeveloping as a part of Grandview Yard, similar to it’s predecessor Junctionview Studios, which was located about a block away before it too was demolished. “We have to […]

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New “Blockfort” Art Studio & Gallery Coming Soon to Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New “Blockfort” Art Studio & Gallery Coming Soon to Downtown

Before the end of the year, an old auto parts store and warehouse will become the newest Downtown creative space. A group of local artists will soon inhabit the old NAPA Auto Parts Store at 162 N. Sixth St., primarily relocating from the soon-to-be-demolished TacocaT Cooperative in Grandview Heights. “The majority of people at TacocaT […]

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Best Local Artist of 2014: Christopher Burk

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Artist of 2014: Christopher Burk

Columbus is a great city for the arts, with many galleries, exhibitions, classes and most important of all… local artists. Their work can be found in spaces large and small, all throughout the city, and many local artists have gained a fan following amongst the growing community that appreciates and supports what they bring to […]

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Exhibition of Every-day Art Collections Prompts Discussion of What it Means to Collect Art

Anne Evans Anne Evans Exhibition of Every-day Art Collections Prompts Discussion of What it Means to Collect Art

You have seen the collections through the Young Art Collectors series, but now you can have a chance to view a curated selection of each collector’s works and find out how to begin your own art collection. Art collecting can be a daunting thing to consider. What kind of budget do you need? Do you […]

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Preview: The Art of Lustron

Anne Evans Anne Evans Preview: The Art of Lustron

Lustrons are an intriguing home, and an important part of Columbus history. Conceptualized and manufactured in the late 1940s, the Lustron was developed to help solve the housing crisis brought on by World War II veterans returning home. The mid-century design, built of prefabricated enameled steel panels, was a cheaper option for many. However, production […]

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Tacocat Art Studio Hosts Grand Opening on Saturday

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tacocat Art Studio Hosts Grand Opening on Saturday

This Saturday, Tacocat will arise like a phoenix from the ashes of the recently demolished Junctionview Studios building, ushering in a new era of artist studio space in what is gradually becoming more commonly known as “the Grandview Yard area”. This smaller cooperative will house eleven local artist studios along with a gallery and other […]

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